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Mayor Jennifer Monachino Lapey (right) swore in Lindsey Luft as the new Village of Pelham Manor manager, clerk and superintendent of public works.

Luft sworn in as new Village of Pelham Manor manager, replacing Pierpont

By Phoebe Schwarz, Staff Reporter
January 27, 2023

Lindsey Luft was sworn in Monday as the new Village of Pelham Manor manager, clerk and superintendent of public works at the board of trustees meeting immediately following the board's vote to appoint...

CUNY Chancellor Félix Matos Rodríguez.

CUNY chancellor, a Pelham resident, seeks to open doors for students, as they were opened for his family

By Owen Cuomo, Staff Reporter
January 25, 2023

Félix Matos Rodríguez views the City University of New York (CUNY) as a force for social mobility for its students.  The Pelham resident has been in the perfect position to ensure it continues to...

Entrance to Franklin Field.

Two out-of-district students arrested after altercation with Pelham security guard near Franklin Field

By Bella Caruso, Managing Editor
January 24, 2023

On Monday afternoon, Village of Pelham police responded to the area around Franklin Field near the high school and middle school campus. There was a brief altercation between a group of students from a...

Dr. Lillian Reynolds steps in as temporary pastor after Noel Vaneks retirement at Community Church

Dr. Lillian Reynolds steps in as temporary pastor after Noel Vanek’s retirement at Community Church

By Matt Michailoff, Food Editor
January 23, 2023

Rev. Dr. Lillian Freeman Reynolds is serving as the temporary "regular supply pastor" for the Community Church of the Pelhams following the retirement of Pastor Noel Vanek at the end of last year, according...

Foto Feature: Pelham Music Festival brings the talent

Foto Feature: Pelham Music Festival brings the talent

By Mila Banfield, Staff Reporter
January 23, 2023

The 2023 Pelham Music Festival presented a full day of performances Saturday at the Pelham Country Club. It was the fest's 20th anniversary.

Mamaroneck town official to replace Pierpont as Pelham Manor village manager

Mamaroneck town official to replace Pierpont as Pelham Manor village manager

January 20, 2023

Lindsey Luft, assistant to the town administrator of the Town of Mamaroneck, will be sworn in as village manager of the Village of Pelham Manor at Monday’s board of trustees meeting, replacing John...

Mid-year schools report: Champ points to December guided discussion as wildly successful

Mid-year schools report: Champ points to December guided discussion as ‘wildly successful’

By Bella Caruso, Managing Editor
January 20, 2023

In a mid-year school district report, Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Champ told the school board Wednesday one major highlight of the first semester was the guided discussion on excellence in Pelham schools...

Junior League exceeds goal at event to collect items for new mothers in need

Junior League exceeds goal at event to collect items for new mothers in need

By Mila Banfield, Staff Reporter
January 20, 2023

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Junior League of Pelham's provisional class held a resource drive to collect items for local shelters that help women and children in need. Members of the community gave...

Mount Vernon Animal Shelter announces closure; Humane Society to step in

Mount Vernon Animal Shelter announces closure; Humane Society to step in

By Gianluca Polenzani, Staff Reporter
January 17, 2023

After 48 years of operation, the Mount Vernon Animal Shelter has announced it will close on Jan. 31. According to an Instagram post by the organization, the City of Mount Vernon made the decision to...

From left, Emma Van Praagh, Katie Brandler and Leah Sherbansky.

Three PMHS students named to list of top 300 scholars in national science competition

By Nicolas Flores, Staff Reporter
January 17, 2023

Pelham Memorial High School students Emma Van Praagh, Katie Brandler and Leah Sherbansky were named among the top 300 scholars in Regeneron's esteemed Science Talent Search. This is the first year three...

Manor board picks new village manager, holds off on saying who while candidates current employers are informed

Manor board picks new village manager, holds off on saying who while candidate’s current employers are informed

By Phoebe Schwarz, Staff Reporter
January 16, 2023

The Village of Pelham Manor Board of Trustees has selected a new village manager to succeed John Pierpont but could not yet announce who it is because the candidate needed to inform their current employer,...

Pelham Together offers affordable counseling for towns youth, director starts Jan. 23

Pelham Together offers affordable counseling for town’s youth, director starts Jan. 23

By Charlotte Cohn, Assistant Entertainment Editor
January 11, 2023

For the past several years, Pelham Together has been helping families find mental health-care providers. Since the pandemic, the number of people seeking assistance has increased immensely. However, finding...

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